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Dec 22, 2012 1:00am PST
you feel about taking this leap? joining us now is chris hayes. he is author of "twilight of the elites" and host of "up with chris hayes" weekends here on msnbc. >> how are you? >> i'm weirded out by the uncertainty of the future over a very short time period in washington. uncertainty of the future over a long period, i'm wired for that. uncertainty about what is going to happen for the next 12 days for something this big of a deal, i feel rattled. >> votes like last night, that is very rare. and it's funny. i came in here thinking i was going to disagree with you, and i've been tracking the john boehner bad at his job hypothesis which i think is right in some ways. but is it structural or some personal incompetence. i think it is structural. and last night -- last night was a combination of personal incompetence and the structural problem. the personal incompetence is the plan b compromise never made any sense, because as one aide told one reporter, what happens after you vote is you have the entire republican caucus half pregnant, right? they've all voted now to raise
Dec 8, 2012 1:00am PST
takes reality seriously. chris hayes. so one thing i always think is true in our political discussions is we don't like to face up to big changes. we like to use them as evidence for whatever policies are adapting. but the ageing of the society, i don't think we have come close to thinking about what that will mean for our economy or the government or any of it it. >> the only discussion we have is we're getting older so the entitlement programs will go bankruptcy. taking the reality seriously. joining us is a man who always takes reality seriously. chris hayes. so one thing i always think is true in our political discussions is we don't like to face up to big changes. we like to use them as evidence for whatever policies are adapting. but the ageing of the society, i don't think we have come close to thinking about what that will mean for our economy or the government or any of it it. >> the only discussion we have is we're getting older so the entitlement programs will go bankruptcy. when you think about it, what does a mature society value and think about how you want to spend your
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
reality seriously. chris hayes. >> religiously. >> religiously. so one thing i always think is true in our political discussions is we don't like to face up to big changes. we like to use them as evidence for why whatever policies we support need to happen. but particularly the aging of this society, i don't think we've come anywhere close to thinking about what that will mean for the economy or the government or any of it it. >> the only discussion we have is we're getting older so the entitlement programs will go bankruptcy. we have to make cuts. when you think about it, what does a mature society value and how does it want to spend its marginal dollar. think as an individual, how do you want to spend it at 25 and how do you want to spend it at 75? at 25 maybe you want to buy an extra shot or get a video game system. >> i feel like you're making the 25-year-olds look a little trivial. >> or maybe another look let's say. at 75 if someone says you can spend another marginal dollar to get another three months of life, people are going to buy that. and as we mature as a society, as we get ol
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
. feels like membership. >>> good morning from new york. i'm steve in for chris hayes who will appear later in the program interviewing dan savage. it's about dan's marriage in washington state. they are one of the couples getting married there. after voters extended marriage rights to same-sex couples by popular vote last month. we have david johnston, the author of "fine print." he's a pulitzer prize winning tax writer at new york times and now at the college of law. we have the president and ceo of the center of american progress who served in the obama and clinton administrations, policy director of hillary clinton's campaign. laura flanders, founder of the editor of and the woman who hired me two years ago. thanks, as always for that. >> of course. >> anyway, on friday afternoon, house speaker john boehner attempted to paint a picture of white house negotiations and how to avoid going over the fiscal curve. i have been saying fiscal slope. now on the show, i'll go with curve. >> this isn't a progress report because there's no progress to report. four days ag
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
next time. i will agree with alex wagner, not chris hayes. alex wagner, we'll be back with more of "the last word" holiday party. stay with us. you know that little 50-pound thingy at the doctor's office when they weigh you, and they have to move it over? my doctor does not have to do that anymore. [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. feels great. simple. effective. take that, 50 pound thingy. let's fight fat with alli. have a healthier holiday at typical . >>> the literati send out their minions to do their bidding. washington cannot tolerate threat from outsiders who may disrupt their comfortable world. the firefight started, a lesser person could not have survived the first few minutes of the onslought. but out of the billowing smoke and dust, tweets and trivia, emerged newt gingrich. >> that, of course, was the best actual political theater of 2012, tony award winner john lithgow's reading of the press release, i think it was. but let's do the best politi
Dec 28, 2012 10:00pm PST
, chris hayes, who will that be? >> massachusetts senator elizabeth warren, i think it is not an easy thing to do what she did. you know, she was a star on this network and among progressives, but to go on particularly in massachusetts, i think she will be absolutely a force in massachusetts. >> it pains me to say it, but this is going to be the year when corey booker, he is either going to run for governor -- >> krystal, the rising star. >> the youngest woman in the house, also the first hindu-american woman in congress, combat veteran, really an amazing woman. >> alex, the rising star? >> i asked you to go with chris first because i thought it would provide me cover. i was going to say elizabeth warren, and it is true, i'll tell you why -- >> do you want to give up going first next time -- okay you will go first next time. i will agree with alex wagner, not chris hayes. alex wagner, we'll be back with more of "the last word" holiday party. stay with us. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
reed and chris hayes. chris, the amt has a deadline to it that is sharper than anything else in here, because these 2012 tax returns going to have to be calculated with either this new version of the amt or the fixed version, and that is the difference between it affects -- it adds tens of millions of people getting bitten by this thing. i know that the insiders are more worried about that actually getting fixed than the cliff at this point. >> yeah. when i started covering capitol hill in washington, there were two things that people talked about, which was the amt patch and the dock fix. everyone is like where are we on the amt fix. they adjust the payments and do this thing with the amt. we were asking early on, is there a way? this seems like a strange way to legislation the things. when you look at the difference between the baseline, which is current law and policy, aa lot is the wedge between those two things. there's an assumption every year it will get fixed. the big question after the debt ceiling is the assumption things get fixed because they have in the past, is that now
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
n. >>> good morning from new york. i'm chris hayes. egyptians have started voting in their second and final round of the country's constitutional referendum and police in pennsylvania say they have no motive for why a man shot and killed a woman at a christmas party yesterday and left and killed two men before finally being shot dead by police. the shooting happened at the same time the nra held its press conference in washington, d.c. we'll have more on the nra in just a moment. right now i'm joined by tom kotz, kaley elkins, rich lucivella of "s.w.a.t." magazine, and jackie kellens. thank you for being here. they promised, quote, meaningful contributions to stop gun violence but in a press conference in which the organization took no questions, the executive vice president and ceo wayne lapier's only contribution was his call for armed guards inside all of the nation's schools. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. and to do it now to make sure that blanket safety is
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am PST
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Dec 16, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> good morning from new york, i'm chris hayes. president obama will travel toll newtown, connecticut, to visit with the families of the shootings. the visit comes as several new facts have emerged about the shooting over the last day. the nation is now beginning to know the faces of those who died. officials yesterday released the names and ages of awful 26 of the victims at the school. of the 20 children who were killed, all were ages 6 and 7. in addition to the name and ages of the adults killed we have more details about somtd of their actions. victoria soto, a 27-year-old teacher was killed while protecting her children. police say adam lanza shot his way into the school and the state medical examiner celts the all the children were shot for than once with a sem automatic rifle, and this was one of three weapons. he apparently took the guns from his mother, who according to reports was a gun enthusiast. we have policy analyst ezra klein and columnist david siroda and host of khow radio. and goldy taylor and m
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
. i'm chris hayes. a draft of egypt's new constitution will be delivered to president mohamed morsi today. private first class bradley manning accused of leaking classified documents to wikileaks will return to court in fort meade maryland. right now i'm joined by richard a renberg. allen frumin who retired as parliamentarian of the u.s. senate last year. this is his first interview since then. akil amar and sterling professor of law at yale law school. and msnbc contributor, victoria defrancesco soto. great to have you all here. all right. if president obama wants to get anything done in his second term, democrats in the senate will have to overcome one major obstacle, the filibuster. since democrats took control of both chambers of congress in 2007, republicans have used the filibuster as a bludgeon against them to pass basic legislation. the senate bills that actually passed has dropped from just over 25% to a record low of 2.8% this year. the rate held steady at 10% through the clinton and bush years and then plummeted when democrats took control of congress in 2007. that is due
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. >>> good morning from new york. i'm chris hayes. the associated press is reporting egypt's top court is expected to rule on the new constitution after thousands of morsi supporters showed up to protest outside the court. killing three afghan soldiers and three civilians. right now, i want to start with the story of the week. the tax man cometh. the main thing between president obama and congress over the fiscal curb is the unraveling of the con sen sense. glover nor quis managed to get every single republican running for office from school boards up to president, signing a pledge that reads, i pledge to taxpayers to one, oppose any and all efforts to increase the income tax rates for individuals and or businesses and two, oppose any net reduction or elimination of reductions in credits unless matched dollar for dollar. his pledge has been useful to the republican party for a number of reasons. first, it led the republican party to push tax policies that move hundreds of billions of dollars into the bank accounts of wealthy people.
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> it was not you. >> i don't know. >> this is someone who has quite a crush on chris hayes. who is the host -- >> me. sorry. >> it's also someone who is a superstar who has one name, but it is not madonna. >> cher. >> yeah! >> she didn't ring the bell. >> how do you not know cher has a crush on chris hayes? where have you been? which candidate tweeted this on election night. this election is a total sham and travesty. we are not a democracy. >> candidate? >> it was a candidate. >> in the race? >> i don't think michele bachmann has a twitter. >> no longer in the race and a billionaire. almost candidate. an almost candidate. >> donald trump. >> there you go. >> ahh. >> he was a pretend candidate. he thinks he can do whatever he wants because he had money. >> sometimes he has money. all right. which actor gave us this tweet. you know your party is in trouble when you read this, a, the rape guy lost, b, which one? >> i'm so bad at games. >> ben affleck. >> good idea. actually, this guy is the lead character in a show that is centered around this building. >> alec baldwin. >> yeah. we got a coup
Dec 6, 2012 1:00am PST
maddow show" starts right now. chris hayes filling in for rachel tonight. >> thank you, ed. thanks for joining us this hour. rachel has the night off, but happy wednesday, everyone, tgiw, am i right? you know how it is, things start to wind down on wednesday afternoon. you send off your last e-mail, maybe pop a beer from the office fridge and head on home for the weekend. all right, you, watching this right now, probably don't do that. but that's how your friendly neighborhood lame duck congress rolls. the house was supposed to be in session tomorrow, was the republican leadership went ahead and canceled that thursday session, so it's wednesday and the weekend has arrived, if your job title is united states representative. amid the crush of members heading out of the capital building today, you could even spot republican congressman mo brooks of alabama biking into his five-day weekend. the house won't be back in session until tuesday of next week. but it's not like they don't do work over the weekend. super long or otherwise. many house members will go back home to their districts
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
with michael steele. and, frack baby frack? maybe. we'll get into the great energy debate with chris hayes when he joins me, joy reid, joan walsh and ben smith, all of that when "now" starts in a mere 180 seconds. stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back with great ideas like our optional better car replacement. if your car is totaled, we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask one of our insurance experts about it today. hello?! we believe our customers do their best out there in the world, and we do everything we can to be there for them when they need us. [car alarm blaring] call now and also ask about our 24/7 support and service. call... and lock in your rate for 12 months today. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors.
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm PST
to the msnbc studios. you can go to the "morning joe show" or "chris hayes" or "thomas roberts." you can have a meet and greet. if you like music, mary j.blige is giving a meet and greet. taylor swift has given us a signed guitar. and then, if you like sports, there's lots of sports fans, opportunities. if you need to pay for all of this, you can go fly fishing with paul roker and -- >> wow, a lot of stuff. >> that's, again, you can come up to hien port and go sailing. harry has done that before. it's a lot of fun. >> well, we're excited about the work at the r.f.k. center. and whoever wins to go to dinner with harry belafonte, that night, they can come to "politics nation" and watch us do the show. thank you both so much for your time tonight. >> thank you, dr. sharpton. >> coming up, if it's sunday, it's newt gingrich showing he can't handle the truth. that's next. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're wi
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
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Dec 26, 2012 9:00am PST
of capitol hill, celebrity doppelganger. >> here now chris hayes. >> just spit on you. nbd. >> it wasn't always easy. >> before we go, we will leave our readers with -- readers? watchers. >> pancake crisis or political fearmongering? i can't read the teleprompter today. we'll discuss the lead up to november 6th. in the lead up to november 6th, period. there is more chance you will get hit by lightning, i think, on a plane -- actually, that would be increasing your chances. but he does have his own stash of several millions of gallons of oil. i'm kidding, private stash. president's private stash of oil, don't listen to me. >> peg gi newman today in the gop? wall street journal. >> i ate a hot cup of coffee. so hot. i can't even tell you. >> hammering nails into a board. to repeat, this is an actual event in the romney olympics. >> get set, go! ♪ >> you go, boss. you get a platinum hammer. >> congratulations. big win. >> pop quiz, hot shots. the winning team will get a washer and dryer set and possibly a car ride home. all right! buzz feed sent us 100 boxes of peeps. we don't know wher
Dec 29, 2012 4:00am PST
." thank you for joining me. but straight ahead, more smart political talk with "up with chris hayes" and then "melissa harris-perry." i'm t.j. holmes. stay with us right here on msnbc.
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
the "alex witt" team. >> happy holidays from "up with chris hayes." >> happy holidays! >> merry christmas. happy holidays. >> happy holidays from msnbc. >> happy holidays. >> merry christmas. happy holidays. >> happy holidays from the p.a.s. >> from all of us at msnbc, merry christmas and happy holidays. >> merry christmas. happy holidays. >> merry christmas. happy holidays, everybody. >> hello, team. what a wonderful 2012. i'm looking forward to a fantastic 2013. happy new year. >>> happy new year. the question today. are you ready to go cliff diving? breaking news tops our agenda this hour. can congress avoid turning into a pumpkin at midnight? we're watching capitol hill where any moment the senate will reconvene for the first time this morning. they left last night at 7:30 p.m. trying to cobble a deal together before 2012 becomes 2013. here is where the negotiations stand right now. negotiations down to just two. senate minority leader mitch mcconnell and vice president joe biden. reports say the two are making significant progress this morning. mcconnell reached out to the veep yeste
Dec 30, 2012 5:00am PST
from new york. i'm in for chris hayes. >>> a spokesman for george h.w. bush says his condition has improved and he's moved from intensive care back to a regular room at methodist hospital in houston. >>> members of congress are scrambling to beat the january 1st deadline to avert a broad package of spending cuts and the expiration of all the bush tax cuts. the latest in just a moment. right now, i'm joined by jamelle buoy. a staff writer for the american prospect magazine and "washington post" reporter, suzy kim. kevin williamson, dep deputy mag editor and a nonprofit group that advocates for social and economic equality. we're one day away from what most media are calling the fiscal cliff. if political concoction enacted by congress to frighten itself into passing deficit reduction measures which means unless congress acts in the next 48 hours the bush tax cuts will expire along with federal unemployment insurance and a broad package of the spending cuts including defense spending will take effect. do weeks of fruitless negotiations and john boehner and senate leader are working o
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
'm chris can hayes heave with richard wolffe and the great heather mcgee, carl smith, the university of north carolina chapel hill, contributor to a blog. and socket sony, the migrant workers advocacy group. the latest gdp provisions looks like the economy may finally genuinely be in a real recovery. it increased by 3.1%. of course, we've been here before many times over the past four years and each time it appears that the economy is going to achieve a philosophy, it gets pulled back to earth. there are two issues. cyclical, how and when we will once achieve full employment and strong growth and structural issues, what aspects do the fundamentals of our country work and not work. barack obama has insisted it won't be enough to cover the downturn and the economy needs fundamental reform and invention. >> i know that we'll have to overcome our doubts and our divisions and we're going to have to overcome a determined opposition of powerful special interests before we can truly reform a broken economy and advanced opportunity. >> if we take seriously the idea of emerging from the great
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
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Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
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Dec 13, 2012 9:00am PST
returns tomorrow at noon eastern, 9:00 a.m. pacific when she is joined by chris hayes, melissa harris-perry, professor michael eric dyson, and dr. zinc emmanuel. until then, you can find alex on with alex. andrea mitchell reports is next. good afternoon, andrea. >> good afternoon, joy. great to see you there. thanks so much. coming up here, the country wants a compromise and do the clintons have their eye on the white house again in 2016? a lot of politics. plus, america seems to hope that the clintons do take that plunge. we'll have our new northbound news-wall street journal poll coming up. also, the international consensus is growing that syria's president's days are numbered. russia now joining in. could stronger laws have prevented that gun violence in oregon? we'll talk to brady campaign president dan gross. andrea mitchell reports is next right here. gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone...but her likes 50% more cash. but i'm upping my game. do you want a candy cane? yes! do you want the puppy? yes! do you want a tricycl
Dec 15, 2012 4:00am PST
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Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
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Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
>>> good morning from new york. i'm chris hayes. egyptian nupts report that president morsi will issue a law giving judicial immunity to the military as it quells protests there. demonstrators are marching in cairo to protest his attempt to push through a new constitution written by his allies. charlie crist the former governor of florida announced late friday he's officially joining the democratic party. right now i'm joined by dave roshlgts a staff writer covering energy and policy, tanya fields, dan dicker, author of oil he's endless bid, taming the unreliable price of oil to secure our economy, a cnbc contributor and union blake director of strirmtal affairs for hometown energy group, independent energy consulting firm with clients in the oil and gas industry. republican senator rand paul of kentucky on wenz lambbaased the actress ashley judd report considering a run for senate there. he said her opposition to one industry in particular would doom her candidacy. >> she's way damn to liberal for our country and state. she hateses or big heest industry, coal. good luck bri
Dec 15, 2012 5:00am PST
>>> good morning from new york. i'm chris hayes. we are waiting to hear from lieutenant paul vance and lieutenant george are cinco of the newtown police department and the connecticut state police from what we know and don't know about yesterday's shooting at sandy hook elementary school. we know that the gunman has been didn't fied as 20-year-old adam lanza who first killed his mother and went to a kindergarten class in the school where he worked killing 27 people. 20 children, six adults and himself. two handguns were found at the school as well as a semiautomatic rifle. law enforcement told officials that the gun was licensed to the gunman's mother. president obama will address the media in his weekly address. we'll have that later. but some hope that he might make an effort to tackle gun control for the first time. the shooting the deadliest in history as raised questions about the gun laws but also school security and preparation. we're going to msnbc's chris jansing who is outside of nowtown in connecticut this morning. chris, can you give us an idea of what we're learning, w
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
power base comes from. >> earlier this week, my colleague, chris hayes tweeted that, let's be clear. it is not grover norquist who is the reason that republicans are against these tax increases. it is rich people. so grover becomes the rich person or the person who is a representative of these rich folks. do we need to stay focused on where the real pressure is coming from. >> when norquist goes out and says, we need to cut government, cut subsidies but don't touch any of the tax credits, here is what he is really saying. what's the difference between a $1 million oil tax credit and a $1 million oil tax subsidy, nothing. they are economically equivalent. a tax cut can't be touched. if you do that, you are raising taxes. he is known for going around capitol hill threatening anyone that ties to cut these billion dollars in wasteful tax cuts. he is providing an idealogical cover for corporate lobbying. the oil and natural gas industry provides significant funding to his foundation. >> i want to bring in my guest on exactly this question. dan? >> a very important point that i hope the p
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
and picking up your point and something that chris hayes said earlier, we don't have worthwhile national conversations very often. that is not how it works. >> no, you don't need a conversation on this. >> you don't need a conversation on race, quote, unquote, but we have good debates when there is leadership. we had a health care that went somewhere because it was something on the table and it went to the left and the right, and we need to build up the coalition for the mental health stuff, and that is on the congress and the president. >> i want to bring in the k conversation exactly this issue of collin goddard who is the assistant director of victim and abuse advocacy for the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. he is a survivor of the all-time worst mass murder in a school in 1987 in the massacre of virginia tech. he joins us this morning. you have heard us just now talk talking about the assault weapons ban. what is the legislation that you have been working so hard to get passed? >> i have been working on this issue for three years when i realized that we don't do everything th
Dec 16, 2012 5:00am PST
-888-xarelto or visit >>> hello from new york, i'm chris hayes with ezra kline. sarah deer, william mitchell college of law and goldie taylor. we're discussing the violence against women act which has run into a political road block and is set to expire unless there's congressional action. right now, the problem is that this senate version of the bill which has passed with bipartisan support, cleared the filibuster hurdle is not being passed in the house and not being brought to the house over basically, three provisions. a provision about the jurisdiction for nonindian perpetrators on tribal lands and whether tribal courts can adjudicate them and can't prosecute them. increased protections for undocumented women and undocumented victims, i should say, not just women who are victims of domestic violence and lgbt victims. one thing we've been talking about is the model that deals with this and the kind of pro arrest policy of what was put in place with the violence against women act when it was originally past. peter is a former police officer and criminologist, you're somew
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
's ultimatum driving us to the fiscal cliff? chris and senior writer for the weekly standard, steven hayes the guests here tonight. we begin with the dictator trying to maintain command of the country using chemical weapons as a deterrent. fox news chief washington correspondent james rosen has the latest for us in this report. >> a regime helicopter captured in the skies in syria in a video unloads something, most likely, a defensive flair to detour antirebel runners, but that epitomizes the fear of which the serian people now live. rebel forces taking the flight to the assad regime inside the capital with a deadly explosion in the arab red crescent building outside the city. >> it's very clear the regime forces are being grounded down and that they are losing. >> in seeking to squash the uprising, he killed 40,000 people. president obama's top aids feel the fighting takes on a more gruesome character. >> we remain very concerned, very concern that as the opposition advances, in particular on damascus, that the regime might very well consider the use of chemical weapons. >> senior u.s. of
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
to hunt down those responsible for the deaths of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. it's been nearly two months. so where is the justice? steven hayes "weekly standard" fox news contributor, steven good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: almost three months really coming up on that. this is what the "associated press" wrote 14 days ago. key security commanders and witnesses say they were never questioned. no suspects have been named. gunmen seen participating in the assault walk freely in the eastern libyan city. what is going on here? >> i think it's a big problem for the obama administration and for the country. the president was right on september 12th when he said that the world needs to understand that when the united states is messed with there will be retribution, and what we've seen thus far, whether it's in the ap story, or a new york times story with one of the suspected plotters of the attack sipping fruit drinks with reporters, or, you know, the fact that the fbi continue get on the ground for several weeks after the attack there doesn'
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